States of Democracy

and Borderstasis by Guillermo Gómez-Peña

Exhibit Dates January 23 to February 20, 2020

Opening Reception Thursday January 23 at 7:30pm

Sonnenschein and Albright Galleries

Durand Art Institute
Lake Forest College

555 North Sheridan Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045


States of Democracy Artists

Mia Adams

Hina Barlas

Yasmina Chavez

Jake Dockins

Lindsay Garcia

Martin Krafft

Michael Marks

Ashanti McGee

Stacy Arezou Mehrfar

Kelley O’Brien


Juried by David Sanchez Burr, Danielle Kelly and Rebecca Goldberg

Curated by David Sanchez Burr


Crucial to the success of democracy stand the challenges of equal representation, justice and human rights. Progress towards these goals can be fragile and recent election cycles have created salient evidence that deep regressions in democratic systems are warnings we must take seriously.


Borderstasis by Guillermo Gómez Peña 1998


Compliments the work of States of Democracy and is exhibited at the Albright Gallery, the video is on loan from the Video Data Bank at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.